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Graduate School

Social Work - MSW

Overview

  • Major: Social Work
  • Degree: Master of Social Work
  • School/College: Social Work

Program Website

See the program curriculum and learn about admission. 

 

  

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Ready to apply? Take note of any deadlines and documents required for this degree program.

Deadlines

Summer Advanced Standing Application Deadline: March 1
Fall Full-time & Part-time Application Deadline: April 1

Required Documents*

  • Official Transcripts of all college and university credits earned.
  • Autobiographical statement stating the applicant’s desire to enter the degree program and outlining long-term professional goals, motivation, and capacity to work with people.
  • At least two Letters of Recommendation from individuals such as professors, employers or supervisors who can provide a detailed assessment of the applicant’s specific qualifications for both graduate studies and master’s-level social work practice.  Advanced Standing applicants must submit three Letters of Recommendation.
  • A current CV or resume that demonstrates evidence of service and/or work experiences congruent with social work values, skills, and knowledge
  • TOEFL/IELTS Scores (International non-native English speakers)

*See program website for additional GPA and Letter of Recommendation criteria.  Applicants to the Advanced Standing program option must have earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from a Council on Social Work Education-accredited institution within the last five years.

Applications Accepted for These Semesters...

  • Fall Semester
  • Summer Semester

 

A Note from the Program

Full-time and Part-time classes begin in the fall.  Advanced Standing classes begin in the summer.

 

Combination Degrees involving Social Work

Through special arrangement, the University offers combination degree programs in certain areas to permit a student to work on two degrees concurrently by combining credits, resulting in the student's taking fewer courses than the total required if each degree were pursued independently.

Social Work and Law  

Degree Conferred

Master of Social Work/Juris Doctor

How to Apply

Submit a separate application to each program. Each program will make its own admissions decision. Acceptance into one program does not guarantee acceptance in the other. 

Juris Doctor Application

Social Work Application

 

Health Promotion Education and Behavior and Social Work

Degree Conferred

Master of Public Health/Master of Social Work

How to Apply

Submit a separate application to each program. Each program will make its own admissions decision. Acceptance into one program does not guarantee acceptance in the other. 

General Graduate School Application  
Select the program pairing from under the Combination Degree heading.  The primary application will set Health Promotion Education and Behavior; the secondary application (free) will set Social Work.

Health Services Policy and Management and Social Work

Degree Conferred

Master of Public Health/Master of Social Work

How to Apply

Submit a separate application to each program. Each program will make its own admissions decision. Acceptance into one program does not guarantee acceptance in the other. 

General Graduate School Application  
Select the program pairing from under the Combination Degree heading.  The primary application will set Health Services Policy and Management; the secondary application (free) will set Social Work.

Public Administration and Social Work

Degree Conferred

Master of Public Administration/Master of Social Work

How to Apply

Submit a separate application to each program. Each program will make its own admissions decision. Acceptance into one program does not guarantee acceptance in the other. 

General Graduate School Application  
Select the program pairing from under the Combination Degree heading.  The primary application will set Public Administration; the secondary application (free) will set Social Work.


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